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2020 Chess program

 
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At Broadbeach State School we conduct an extra-curricular Chess program.

Classes will be tutored by either Toby Davies or Michael Goodman with a teacher aide supervising. Classes will be offered on the following days and times:

Junior Chess Program - Year 1 to Year 3

  • Monday 7.30 – 8.30 am (8 weeks, commencing Monday 10 February $65.00)
  • Thursday 7.30 – 8.30 am (8 weeks, commencing Thursday 13 February $65.00)

 Senior Chess Program - Year 4 -to Year 6

  • Monday 3.15 – 4.15 pm (8 weeks, commencing Monday 10 February $65.00)
  • Friday 3.15 – 4.15 pm (8 weeks, commencing Friday 14 February $65.00)

Existing students were sent an SMS expression of interest.  New students: If you would like your child to be considered for the program please contact Mrs Brookes on bbroo103@eq.edu.au. 

If your child is accepted into the program you will receive a confirmation SMS.  An invoice will be sent on 20 January with payment due by 3 February.  Full payment will be required before your child can commence classes.

Chess is one of the most interesting sports because it never repeats itself, there are never two equal matches, and it never bores you. You can even play it online! Playing chess is fun.

Increases kid's problem – solving skills

Chess improves spatial skill

It improves the memory of your child

It exercises both sides of the brain

It increases the creativity of your kid

It improves the concentration your child

Chess teaches planning and foresight

The most important thing is the skills that are being taught through this game go far from the board, and prepare the person for life difficulties, and problems, teach them how to solve those obstacles in a creative way. In the result teaching your children how to play chess, can be one of the greatest things that you will do for them.

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Last reviewed 02 April 2020
Last updated 02 April 2020